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people through. >> how many people? i think that was the city where we sent the most people through -- >> the most ever in an audition city. >> i remember the door kept opening and there were people sprinting out of t you've never seep it happen at that frequency. >> exciting to hear. you can catch an american idol again tonight right here on fox 5 starting at 8:00. good morning on this thursday. we are one day closer to friday. we're one day away. it is thursday, january 19th. we are taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning. it is a cold one out there. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm tony perkins. steve has the day off. welcome to fox 5 morning news. at least the camera wasn't shaking like it was yesterday morning at this time so not as windy. it is cold but not as windy. tucker barnes is here with all the details on today's weather. good morning. >> good morning. it is cold, i guess i don't
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need to tell you that. temperatures in the teens and 20s. going to be a chilly start. we'll wake up with sunshine and clouds will increase. there could be a few flurries tonight. let's get started with our satellite. we'll show you that we've got quiet conditions out there at the moment and clear skies across the region will contribute to the very cold temperatures. so we will lose a few more degrees and i'll show you how cold it is in just a second. off to the north and west to the clouds now moving into ohio. that is our clipper system. when that arrives later this afternoon, it will quickly increase the cloud cover and you will see the sun this morning and the clouds will increase. high temperatures in the low to mid-40s. not that warm at the moment. 27 in washington. 20 out at dulles. 25 at bwi marshall. here is your forecast for today. sunshine, chilly this morning. clouds, chilly this afternoon. 43 your daytime high and some
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snowflakes in the forecast tonight. i'll have details. >> i was telling tucker i don't mind seeing a few flurries because that is supposed to be normal. we're seeing flowers coming up. >> let's get the latest on the traffic from julie wright. >> how about we skip the flurries and take the wintry mix and turn it into a margarita mix. >> yeah. >> see? >> then we'll all see flakes and stars and flying monkeys. i told you guys i would find out about this. thank you very much to our friend from d-d.o.t. for filling us in. they are calling to see if that that situation has been resolved. the two right lanes are blocked because the lanes had to be
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treated. only the left lane is able to get by at this time. that is why it is unusually slow coming from bladensburg road headed in the direction of the circle. only the left lane is able to get by. they are treating the road for icy conditions. no problems to report on the top stretch of the beltway as you work your way from college park headed over towards 270. still an easy drive for you here. you will find lanes are open if you are traveling southbound along 270 coming in out of germantown and leaving manassas eastbound on 66, lanes are open headed into centreville. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. making heads line this morning, a bethesda mother is accused of leaving her young daughter alone in her apartment off rock forest drive. montgomery county police say the 6-year-old girl was trying to cook something in the toaster oven when it began smoking and an alarm went off. a neighbor called 911 and found the girl wandering in the hallway. mother is charged with leaving
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a child unattended and she could face more charges. the fire set at a federal judge's house last month in mclean, virginia has been ruled an arson. the fire caused $300,000 in damage to u.s. district judge liam o'grady's home. investigators have not made any arrests. officials say they have no reason to believe the fire is related to the jump's official duties. a 25-year veteran of the d.c. police force is facing felony assault charges. officer urell washington was arrested yesterday after alleged allegedly attacking a female bar tender. >> when she came around the bar to find out what was going on, that is when he hit her and everybody came around trying to get them to get outside. when it got outside, once
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again, from my understanding, he hit her again. >> the bartender was taken to the emergency room for treatment. police reports indicate she had numerous abrasions and bruises. the report also says the victim had dated washington in the past. when fox 5 spoke to her, she denied those claims. washington is now on paid administrative leave. he is back in court next month. police are searching for the woman in this surveillance video. montgomery continuery investigators say she forced an elderly woman to withdraw thousands of dollars account at the bank of america in langley park. during a news conference, the 84-year-old victim who didn't want her face shown says she was duped by the suspect who lured her in with a story that touched her heart. investigators are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. developing off the coast of italy this morning, this is a live look at the damaged cruise ship. it shows divers actually resuming operations.
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you can see the boat that is out there around the ship. they are still looking for 21 people that are still missing from the capsized ship. crews are scouring the submerged area of that ship and after officials said it was okay to go in. we will stay on top of this and bring you the latest. there is good news this morning in the effort to repair the washington monument. a billionaire philanthropist from bethesda is going to donate the final $7.5 million needed to help fix the damage done by last summer's earthquake. stacy cohan is live on the national mall with the details. >> reporter: good morning. david rubinstein is a 62-year- old. he is the son of a baltimore postal worker but he is the cofounder of a global asset management firm called the carlyle group. his estimated worth is $2.7 billion he has decided he would like to share that wealth. he has been in habit lately of
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sharing it with our city. he was very disturbed bit news of the earthquake last summer and the amount of damage that it did to the washington monument. the washington monument suffered some cracks and there was some damage in the interior and it has been closed since the august earthquake. the federal government had made an announcement they were looking for somebody to help them with the $15 million price tag of repairs. he stepped forward to split the bill to get the washington monument repaired. that is not his only gift. just last month, he donated $4.5 million to the national zoo's cash-strapped giant panda program. he has donated $13 minister 5 million for the national archives, $25 million to the kennedy center. it is certainly clear that this is a man that went to spend a good deal of his fortune helping national monuments and things important to our city. there will be a form aannouncement here on monument grounds at 9:00 this morning. i'm stacy cohan. back to you. >> that is extraordinary.
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>> something everyone should appreciate. that is for sure. a response to a big decision from president obama concerning the proposed canada to texas pipeline. that is coming up next. a milestone for one toddler stepping out into the world. we are checking more headlines. we'll tell you why this is so special in just a little bit. l
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these are touching moments caught on camera. a real life bubble boy is free after spending 145 days in isolation at nih. 18-month-old timmy osborne was born without a functioning immune system. the safest place for him was inside a 15 by 30-foot bubble. ies older brother josh has the same rare syndrome. he says he is happy to see his little brother out and enjoying the world. you see him walking around the hospital, very inquisitive, so cute. he and his family will remain at the hospital for the foreseeable future for outpatient treatment. we wish him the best. the canadian company that is hoping to build a canada to texas pipeline says it will
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reapply for a permit. this comes after president barack obama rejected the current proposal saying congress didn't give him enough time to thoroughly review it. house speaker john boehner says obama is breaking his promise to create jobs by rejecting that plan. in the race for the republican nomination, in a couple of hours, we'll find out who really won the iowa caucuses and by how much. republican officials in iowa are set to release the certified vote totals today from the january 3rd ballot which was the closest in history. mitt romney was only eight votes ahead of rick santorum. he is solidifying his lead in the next contest in south carolina though leaving the others to fight it out for second and each is claiming to be the only real conservative. >> nominate someone, not who the pundits say that can win, but who you know they can win because they represent the values of this country.
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step forward and elect a conviction conservative that you can trust. >> this weekend appear vote will be critical. for more than 30 years, the every winner of the south carolina republican presidential primary has gone on to win the primary -- or party nomination. you know, gas prices are sky high. but up next, you will not believe how one person decided to load up on gas. >> it is highly illegal and extremely dangerous. we'll explain coming up next. coil temperatures, that is the theme around here. we are in the teens and low 20s. i'll have your details on the forecast. could be a few snowflakes out there later. julie wright will have a look at the traffic coming up right after the break. wake up!
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>> that is tucker and i at a local school yesterday. we went to cleveland elementary school in northwest d.c. and did our little presentation that we do talking about the weather and how we forecast the weather and the different tools we use and all this kind of stuff, what it takes to be a meteorologist or a weather person. it was great. weren't these kids wonderful? >> they were incredible, well behaved, curious. >> great questions. >> they all had great questions for us at the end. >> really had a lot of fun. i was extremely impressed with how attentive they were and,
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like you say, very well behaved. we have abeen to some schools where it is a bit of a free for all. >> at the end. >> but this was really great. >> what a great school. the staff there loves the kids and cares about them. the school was incredible. >> cleveland elementary school. we had a great time. thank you for having us. our presentation, we were there for appear hour. and for 30 minutes, that is what we do. fox 5! >> and nothing else happens. >> we tell them to tweet with us. that's about it. >> tweet with you. >> they could tweet around you several times. >> probably. >> but it was great. thank you for having us. >> they didn't have snack time. they had to miss that. >> we ran over a little bit. >> that is pretty important. >> yeah. >> you got into their snack time? >> that probably wasn't good. hope we'll be invited back. we have cold temperatures here this morning. kids definitely dress for
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winter like conditions if you head out the bus stop. if you are walking to school. i used to walk to school. >> five miles? >> it was only 3 1/2 miles. >> my chauffeur dropped me off at school. >> now, we find out the truth. 27 in washington. 16 in frederick. 14degrees right now in martinsburg. it is very cold off to the north and west where we have teens. even you in southern maryland, leonardtown, 27 at the moment and 30 in annapolis. plenty of cold air out there. going to be a cold start to the day. we'll be seasonal this afternoon with highs expected to be in the low to mid-40s. sunshine to start your day. clouds later this afternoon. this is a weak clipper system and it could bring aussie into you snowflakes, a few snow showers tonight. we'll take a look at futurecast. this will be showing you what is going to be taking place here later today. here we are, plenty of sunshine for your sunrise here at about
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7:20. there we go by 5:00, 6:00 tonight, we are cloudy. not impressive amounts. these systems typically pretty weak. we'll squeeze every bit of moisture out of it. at midnight tonight, the possibility of a couple of snow flakes across the area. this will press south and ewe'll cloud up again. this is more impressive, this system. we have to watch this one carefully. this is friday night, saturday morning early. we could start as a period of snow and then a wintry mix early saturday morning as temperatures look hike they will remain below freezing for a time as that moisture overruns some very cold air at the surface. something to keep an eye out for early saturday morning. 43 today. early sunshine, afternoon clouds and winds out of the south at 10 to 15. it should feel more comfortable than yesterday when we had blustery conditions. 32 your overnight hoe with winds shifting out of the west. it will be cold tomorrow. we'll cloud up tomorrow affect. there is that wintry mix late friday night and early saturday
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morning. we'll get it out of here and we'll get temperatures back near 50 by monday. so anything that falls, it won't stick around but we could see our first accumulating snow in some mace here early saturday morning. let's do traffic and julie wright has got your latest. >> when you were at school yesterday, did they tell the kids they could tweet you at fox 5 weather. >> you better believe it. they were on it too. they got out their phones. >> i bet they d tucker is still going it's mobile phone, look! tucker barnes still has a flip phone. >> icy conditions because of the temperatures anded roadway. not i agood mix for you guys coming in along new york avenue. two right lanes closed off at the scene as crews continue to treat the roadway because of ice. -- icy conditions because of
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the temperatures and the roadway. not a good mix for you guys coming in along new york avenue. coming in out of germantown, no problems to report traveling south of father hurley boulevard headed out to the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. you know gas prices are sky high but up next, you will not believe how one person decided to load up on gas. >> yeah, not probably the smartest thing for this person to do. we'll tell you all about it in just a moment. stay with us.
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police in virginia need your help tracking town a map who tried to hold up a bank. take a good look at these picture. this man walked into a first citizens bank yesterday afternoon and gave the tell are a note demanding cash. he didn't show a weapon. they say at one point, he jumped over the counter but took off without any money. if you recognize this man, call the fredericksburg police department. someone in annapolis is stealing gas, not just from pumps. >> it is vanishing directly from gas tasks. whoever is doing it is drilling directly into the tanks. bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: this is west street in annapolis where somebody is taking self-serve gasoline to another level. >> it is brazen is all i can say. >> reporter: in this case, stealing gasoline by drilling holes into the gas tanks of
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small trucks. a potentially explosive situation. >> the gas tanks these days are plastic but the trail will be metal, can create some friction. >> i think they're stupid because one of these days, its agoing to blow up and it is not just going to hurt one person. it could depend on where the tank is and what area it is in. >> reporter: pete is a mecca cross the street from this deal are where he has targeted a dozen trucks. it started last week with a customer's truck left there to be service ped red and then 11 brand-new trucks were drilled into late monday night. >> your pickup, they will have 34-gallon tanks in them. >> it won't be something you might notice right away y they picked up on it because they saw little bits of the gas underneath the car. but you have a day when it is raining or you don't look every day, you might not notice the theft for a while.
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>> reporter: the annapolis police detective says the stolen gasoline isn'ting being stolen on some black mark yet they mae may need it and may have to travel long distances for a job. over$3 a gallon is a big expense if you are someone who is on the road all the time. >> reporter: newer cars make it impossible to sighen gas the old-fashioned way. investigators now checking to see whether a nearby camera or two captured this new crime in progress. >> it would be theft and they had to replace the gas tanks. you have destruction of property and at # hundred a car for a gas tank. pretty big bill right there. -- at $800 a car for a gas tank. stacy cohan is following our big story this morning. >> good morning a bethesda businessman is bankrolling some of the repairs here at the
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washington monument. i will have that story coming up in a live report. ♪
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there today. let's check in with tucker and get the latest. >> we have teens in some spots. very cold temperatures to start your morning. going to be a decent day. later this afternoon, the clouds will move in and temperatures will be in the low 40s. kind of a typical january day. >> not as windy so it will feel better. >> good point. let's show you the temperatures. at reagan national, we are in the 20s, 27 degrees. there are your teens not too far for the west. winchester, 16. dulles is 19. ocean city, maryland, good morning. yesterday at this hour, you were in the 50s. we have some clouds out to the west and we've got what we call a clipper system. these are typical little storm that move through during the winter months and they often bring us some snow showers. this one has at least a possibility of bringing us a few snowflakes later this afternoon. really tonight. if you are well off to the north and west, it will arrive
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late this afternoon. here in the washington area, might be some snow showers and colder air for tomorrow. you can see the snow out in chicago. it will be very light amounts as it moves through. temperatures right where they should be, 43 degrees. we have another chance for a wintry mix around here friday night and early saturday morning. details on that in just a minute. >> is that the same thing that hit seattle coming our way. >> same energy, not the statement storm. a little complicated. >> let's fopped out what is happening on the roads. julie wright is here. she can tell us about that. >> we're talking about what is happening along new york avenue and this morning, that happens to be the water main break. so again, if you are coming inbound new york avenue headed out towards west virginia, montana, the pace is improving as we can clearly see here. they are treating the roadway as we speak. they are spreading some salt down on the highway there because of that water main break. we were dealing with icy conditions with only the left lane getting by. heads up leaving northeast to northwest as you make your way
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out past the scene. no problems to report leaving germantown headed out towards the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. the washington monument is on the road to reopening. a billionaire philanthropist from bethesda says he will phone donate the remaining money needed to help fix the damage done by last summer's earthquake. stacy cohan has the details. >> reporter: it is lovely to have such good news to report especially about the washington monument. we all remember what happened last summer. we have the video of this earthquake. there was some video from inside when you can seat building shaking. chunks of it fall off. we had folks rappeling down the outside to look for cracks. it has been closed since the august 23rd earthquake due to the damage. now david rubinstein, the cofounder of the karl lyle group, has agreed to donate
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$7.5 million for getting the monument fixed and reopened. that is half of the cost t will be split between him and the federal government. the 62-year-old just donated last month $4.5 million for the national zoo to help the cash- strapped giant panda program. he has donated $13.5 million to the national archives. $25million for the kennedy center. this is a man who is the son of a postal worker from baltimore. he says he remembers coming to the washington mopment as a child. he want everybody else to be able to experience this, to get this building reopened. we will learn more about how long the repairs will take once this money is presented at an announcement later today. i'm stacy cohan. back to you. making headlines this morning. a bethesda mother is charged with leaving her child unattended. police say theling girl was alone in an apartment off rock for of the drive. the 6-year-old apparently tried to cook something minister toaster oven but it began
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smoking and the large went off. a neighbor called 911 and found the girl wandering in the hallway. a warning for kids and their parent near claremont elementary school in franconia, virginia. there have been five incidents of a man any red pickup truck staring at, waving and and calling out to children near that school. the first time was back on december 19th. the latest just this past tuesday. no children have been hurt or even touched in any of these incidents. the man is said to have short black hair and a goatee and the december incident, he also wore a red nationals baseball cap and several gold chains. the truck is red with scratches, dents and rust on it. call police if you have seen it. developing this morning in italy, drivers are resuming their search for two dozen people still missing from that damaged cruise ship. this is a live look.
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it shows crews around the costa concordia. that ship shifted yesterday forcing rescuers to stop the search. officials said it is okay for drivers to enter this morning. italian media have dubbed the captain of that ship the most hated man in italy. captain schettino now claims he accidentally fell into a life raft. one of the people would survived the harrowing ordeal is from charleston, west virginia. martha manuel's father says his daughter is self-reliant. she tells us she is found a life jacket next to a lifeboat, did not have to return to her room. political ads hitting the airwaves this morning but they are not from republican candidates. president obama's re-elect campaign is launching an advertising blitz in six key swing states this morning including in virginia. in the commercials, president obama defends his energy record and cites his work to toughen ethics rules. just two days before the primary in south carolina and
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mitt romney is running way with the lead there. now, all eyes are on who will come in second. right now, it is between newt gingrich, rick santorum and ron paul. south carolina is a make or break contest as the next primary in florida requires a lot of money and a highly organized campaign. it was a frightening scene in one neighborhood. coming up next, a house engulfed in flames. we will get an update. and investors around the world seem pleased about better than expected housing numbers in the u.s. and a pledge by the incident international monetary -- a pledge by the international monetary fund to help end the debt crisis.  [ male announcer ] citibank's new app for ipad
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officers arrested jameek sunby of fairmount heights. he is charged with first degree murder. officers found perry hunt dead at an apartment complex. investigators say sunby stabbed hunt during that fight and moved his body to that apartment complex. a prince george's county nightclub has been shut down for good. jasmine banks was killed in a drive-by shooting outside the msg club in capital heights last summer. it also operated under the names pearl and mad chef. the dance club's operating license expired three months before the murder. a new county law allows police to close clubs that do not have a dance hall permit or if they are considered a met to public safety. all four people charged in the case have pleaded guilty. if you are just waking up and just hearing this news, you will be stunned. the washington wizards deliver a big surprise to one of the best teams in the nba. i'm with you. >> that is right. it is about time. an upset over the oklahoma thunder. we'll check in with the sports junkies coming up next plus a look at your weather and
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a shot of northwest washington. it is try out there. but it is cold and tucker barnes is here to tell us all about that.
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>> i'm going to tell you all about that. it is cold. >> now, let's find out what is happening. >> it is very cold. temperatures in the teens and low 20s. winter is back and it will be back the next couple of days. we have a couple of features that look interesting. check out the headlines. >> what, weekend wintry mix? >> oh, my! >> it is a possibility. i thinkments a pretty good possibility that friday night, early saturday morning we'll get the dreaded wintry mix around here so that could include a combination of snow, sleet, freezing rain. you know when we get the junk going around the washington area in the wintertime, it can never be pleasant. it's possibility with temperatures on the surface being cold. 18 in gaithersburg. 16degrees, these are actual air temperatures in frederick. 14 in martinsburg. 19 in culpeper. you get the idea, going be for a very chilly morning. plenty of sunshine early this morning. it will take a while to warm up the atmosphere. once we do, we'll have highs in
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the low 40s. there is your satellite-radar. clear skies to start your day but we have a clipper system on the horizon. this will slide in here later this afternoon. the clouds will increase any time after noon and then we'll be mostly cloudy later today and the possibility of a few flurries or snow showers later tonight as this clipper system moves through. doesn't have a lot of moisture to work with. but this time of year, we could squeeze anything at all out of the scwie with temperatures below freezing. we could see a few snow showers. this is few if you are cast tonight at 11:00. we'll have the possibility particularly across the northern tier of our viewing area that we could get some snow showers or flurries. it is at least a possibility tonight that. will quickly move off the coast tomorrow morning. our next system will approach from the west. this one is more interesting. here we are friday night at 10:00. i mention the possibility of a weekend wintry mix. notice the pink there. that is sleet and freezing rain. it look like by 3:00, 4:00 in the morning, with temperatures below freezing rain, we could have a period of sleet and
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freezing rain around here. we have to look out for at least the possibility of that occurring around here early on saturday morning. 43 this afternoon. chance if a few snow showers. cold tomorrow, 39. the clouds will increase tomorrow might. there is your early wintry mix. hopefully, it will transition to all rain saturday morning with highs eventually topping out in the mid-40s. then we'll be back in the 50s by monday. the coal won't stick around forever here but we have to look out for early saturday morning. that is a look at the weather forecast. before we go on to julie, want to remind you to sign up for our fox 5 weather app. it is free. we are getting great reviews. we are open to suggestions but your 10-day forecast there, you can get an hourly forecast. you can get the latest radar and occasionally, as it every day, tony and i will try to tweet something very interesting about the weather so we encourage you to sign up and again, we look forward to your comments with our new fox 5 weather app. that is a look at the weather forecast. let's do some traffic and somebody who knows a lot about
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tweeting, julie wright. >> i don't think tweeting julie wright you need an extra can of hairspray is interesting. >> everybody else loved it. >> i'm sure they did. good news for you guys traveling inbound along new york avenue, we had some problems with the water main break at west virginia, montana, the roadways have been treated and all lanes are open notch trouble spots to report in southeast washington aheaded across the anacostia bridges. 395 good to go leaving duke street from landmark up and across the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. we have not been able to say this for a while. it was a great night for d.c. professional sports. both the caps and the wizards won. joining us now are the sports junkies from 106.7 the fan. guys, good morning. can you believe this? >> it has been a while. init has been since like april of last year that both team won on the same night. >> exactly. the only thing that would have been better is if the redskins had a game last night, maybe
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they could have won. >> they would have screwed it up. >> don't get carried away there. >> and gw and george mason both won in college hoops. >> fantastic. >> let's start with the wizards. how did they do this? >> i was watching it and i was thinking this is hike a crop circle that you see on the news. i couldn't quite put my finger on why it was happening and how it happened but when you beat the best team in the nba on a seven-game winning streak, you don't worry too much about it. you're just happy with the win. >> the second great game from john wall and nick young went crazy in the second half and started hitting threes. that kept hem in the game. even they he put up some decent numbers, kevin durant was out of control there in the second half of the game. the charges, some bad shots and the wizards to their credit played tough and they got the win. >> here is the answer. it is the nba and a lot of times in the nba, teams take a night off and they will have
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down games particular hi had the short season. they are playing a lot of games. -- particularly in the short season. they looked like they had a lot of effort which we haven't seen from the woitdz wizards. >> you hate to use the word shocking. >> you would not think the thunder would want to take a night off to the wizards because you don't want to lose to them. >> can the wizards use this to as a stepping stone? >> hopefully, they don't get too carried away. at the end of the day, it is two games out of 14 games. >> you had to be happy that the wiz made it interesting. nick young could have sealed it if he hit both free throws. he misses the first, makes the second. luckily, durant missed the shot. what is interesting is the
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previous night or the previous game they were shut out 3-0 and now they win 3-0. >> kind of nerve wracking going in. you lose at home. now you are on the road. they don't play very well on the road to begin with but they for the off to a good start and held on. >> it was nice to see an appearance by michael noivert. only his second appear innocence 2012. a guy who has been disappointing this year. nice to see him between the pipes to get the win for the caps. >> the problem is what you are seeing with the caps is back and forth, they are a 500 team. hopefully, they can get on a nice roll. they had those three wins in a low and they lost one at home before this one. >> we'll see if this is the start of good thins for both teams. thank you, guys. hopefully, we'll have more good tough to talk about next time. >> thank you. coming up, a new drama at the box office. the story of a little boy and his father. >> he told me to bring back something from every decade in
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the 20th century. >> i found something from every decade. >> already. >> it is the story of one little boy's journey following the 9-11 terror attacks. the youngster would plays that character talk abouts his challenging role. stay with us. when your deep-dish masterpiece doesn't stay in the dish easy-off oven cleaner cuts through five times more grease than the leading all-purpose cleaner. cook with passion.
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in the new drama, a boy oscar find a key left behind by his father who was killed in the world trade center on 9-11. he starts out on a journey to find out what the key unlocks and touches the lives of several people along the way. >> oscar is played by thomas horne. he sat down with kevin mccarthy to talk about this challenging role. >> when you play these emotional escwenss and that camera shuts off, are you able to go back to your normal self or is there down time that have you to process what you just did on screen? >> well, i think sometimes it was very hard to me to get out of kirk. sometimes especially when i had been an emotional scene, the cache was in my body and the body reacts to that. that is how i was taught to act
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by the director who personally taught me how to act which was a great honor. and sometimes i had a hard time getting out of that because my body was still in an emotional mode. so i would just do all the normal things. i would eat a nice dinner after i finished working and then i would go to sleep early because i fell that lots of sleep helped me. >> you are dealing with intense subject matter with this film. did you actually interact with any kids or anybody would lost parents on that day. did you actually get to meet anybody would was involved. >> i certainly did meet people who were involved, who lost relatives and that was very powerful for me. before i did the project, i knew that 9-11 happened and it had a great effect on our country and the way people in our country view the world and the world views our country. but it wasn't real for me in a way. but when i did the project and met some of these people and watched some of the video claps they had kept for us to do
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scenes with, then -- clips they had kept for us to do scenes with, then it really became real to me. it helped me get the sense of the tragedy that the character felt. >> this is your first movie. this is like a huge deal for you. and when you actually sit down in a theater and watch the film and see your performance, do you find yourself losing yourself in the movie. do you find yourself emotionally engauging in the story. >> well, it is very interesting. there are all sorts of scenes in the movie. there are the really sad scenes that are very emotional there. i still have boisterous scenes, playful with dad. some of the scenes, i find myself slip ago way into the movie. especially the more emotional ones i find it is very hard because i keep analyzing myself. >> he is an old soul. >> coming up later, we'll have kevin's interview with sandra
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